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2017 Finishes

1. Now I Know My ABC’s (Winter theme) by Blackbird Designs. Finished Friday, January 6, 2017

2. Sew Bands by iStitch Designs. Finished Friday, January 13, 2017

3. Les Grande Pensée excerpt. Finished Friday, January 20, 2017

4.Spring For Rabbits by The Gentle Art Sampler Threads. Finished Sunday, February 12, 2017

5. Teacup Mice by Margaret Sherry. Finished Tuesday, February 14, 2017

6. New Years’ Magic by Brooke’s Books. Finished Thursday, February 23, 2017

7. Les étiquettes des bocaux (Jar Labels) Blue Teacup by Véronique Enginger of Les Brodeuses Parisiennes. Finished Thursday, March 2, 2017

8. Les étiquettes des bocaux (Jar Labels) Yellow Teabag by Véronique Enginger of Les Brodeuses Parisiennes. Finished Friday, March 3, 2017

9. Les étiquettes des bocaux (Jar Labels) Clothespin with Flowers by Véronique Enginger of Les Brodeuses Parisiennes. Finished Friday, March 10, 2017

10. Luck 2017 Flip-It by Lizzie Kate. Finished Sunday, March 12, 2017

11. Now I Know My ABC’s by Blackbird Designs (summer version). Finished Friday, March 17, 2017

12. Basket by Lizzie Kate. Finished Friday, March 24, 2017

13. Love by Lizzie Kate. Finished Sunday, March 26, 2017

14. My Wurk by At The Hop. Finished Thursday, April 6, 2017

15. Buttons and Blooms by Blackbird Designs. Finished Saturday, May 13, 2017

16. Tiny Flag by Shepherd’s Bush. Finished Friday, May 19, 2017

17. Winds of Change by Cross Eyed Cricket. Finished Wednesday, June 21, 2017

18. Summer by The Snowflower Diaries. Finished Friday, June 23, 2017

19. Flags and Friends by Bent Creek. Finished Tuesday, July 11, 2017

20. Strawberries and Cream By Casey Buonaugurio. Finished Sunday July 16, 2017

21. Be Kind and True by Blackbird Designs. Finished Sunday, August 6, 2017

22. Little Sunflower Doodle by SanMan Originals. Finished Wednesday, August 9, 2017

24. All Hallows Eve by Chessie and Me. Finished Monday, September 11, 2017

25. Creepy by SanMan Originals. Finished Tuesday, September 12, 2017

26. 2010 Fright Night Quaker Halloween by SanMan Originals. Finished Sunday, October 15, 2017

Number of Finishes By Year-

1. 2008 Finishes -10

2. 2009 Finishes- 21

3. 2010 Finishes- 49

4. 2011 Finishes- 26

5. 2012 Finishes- 35

6. 2013 Finishes- 7

7. 2014 Finishes- 19

8. 2015 Finishes- 61

9. 2016 Finishes- 50

10. 2017 Finishes-

Friday, March 5, 2010

A Wonktastic Friday Update

I wish it was a Willy Wonka Wonktastic Friday, as that would at least involve chocolate and a better mood from my person, however, wonktastic refers to the 28 Ct Graziano White Milan Linen from Italy that I am working with. I am currently stitching on JBW Designs 'Cherries'. The original was done on a Melrose linen which has woven threads which fall between all of the squares. It was then made into a pillow.

Rather than try and procure the Melrose linen squares, I decided to stitch it on the 28 Ct Graziano White Milan Linen, which was actually earmarked for another project I decided not to do. I wanted a really summery feel to the piece, however, this linen is driving me straight up a tree. This piece is the wonkiest slubbiest piece of linen I have ever had the misfortune of stitching on. And in addition to that, it also obtain rub marks from the Q-Snaps less than three hours after I initially began the project. Oh, *YAY*. As a result, I took some scrap fabric that I had left over and buffered the snaps on the frame with them. I wouldn't mind so much, but the bloody piece of fabric cost me 10.50 back in the day, and it's really not that large of a piece. >:(

Oy, Oy, Oy! Oy, I say!

At any rate, here is my update:

Design: Leaflet #115, Cherries

Designer: Judy Whitman of JBW Designs

Fibers: DMC 523, 935, 963, 3363, 3685, and 3688

Fabric: 28 Ct Graziano White Milan Linen

I am not sure what I am going to do about the empty spaces where the woven bars would have been, but I'll cross that stitch when I come to it, eh? ;). I have 'Summer Side' all kitted up and ready to go for SanMan Sunday. Hopefully, I will get a chance to sit and work on it a bit.

Well, I best be off. I have chores that need doing and this afternoon, I have 'The Duchess' and 'Elizabeth: The Golden Age' queued up for my viewing pleasure. I have some Orville Redenbacher's Kettle Korn that I will be noshing vigorously during my cinematic afternoon. :P

Hope everyone has a great weekend!


Respectfully submitted,


1 comment:

Catherine de l'Atelier des dix doigts said...

I also have this chart to do but unfortunately a day is only 24 hours !!!